Director Aparna Sens The Rapist wins big at 26th Busan International Film Festival
Director Aparna Sen’s The Rapist wins big at 26th Busan International Film Festival
by Filmfare | October 17, 2021, 16:52 IST
Directed by Aparna Sen, the critically acclaimed film, The Rapist, made its global premier at the 26th Busan Film Festival earlier this month. It goes without saying that Aparna Sen is an acclaimed director and has had successful collaborations with her daughter, Konkona Sen Sharma. Their latest collaboration, The Rapist, also features Arjun Rampal. The film premiered at the festival earlier this month and was met with rave reviews and it even won big – the film was given the prestigious Kim Jiseok award at the festival.
“Here’s raising a toast to the triumph of our film The Rapist, for winning the prestigious Kim Jiseok Award at the 26th Busan International Film Festival 2021. A heartfelt thank you to the jury and the lovely audience at Busan ,” wrote Aparna Sen on Twitter.
Expressing his joy and gratitude on social media, Arjun wrote: “Wooohooooo we won. There couldn’t be better news for all of us this Dussehra. #TheRapist won The Kim Jiseok Award at the #busanfilmfestival A film that has so much to say and addressees them fearlessly. So so proud of our whole team. Thank you jury, for this acknowledgment.”
On the work front, Arjun has films and shows such as Penthouse, Dhaakad, The Battle of Bhima Koregaon and Mystery of Tattoo.